Cordova, NE Army Plane Crashed, Sep 1944

TWO FLIERS KILLED IN AIRPLANE CRASH.

Fairmont Army Air Field, Neb. (AP) -- Two men were killed Sunday when an airplane from the Fairmont army air field crashed and burned about two miles north of Cordova, Neb., in a thickly wooded area, Col. George A. Blakey station commandant announced Monday.
Killed were:
Capt. MARK J. MATHERS, JR., pilot, Oklahoma City, Okla.
First Lt. VIRGINIA L. WEITZ, passenger, East Massillon, Ohio.
Injured on the ground were:
Pvt. ROBERT EVERETT.
Pvt. WILLIAM J. FACENDA.
Pvt. FRED H. FLETCHER.
Second Lt. WILLIAM R. HOWARD, JR.
Pfc. STANLEY R. JANKOWSKI.
Cpl. ROBERT M. KILGORE.
Cpl. JERRY LIEBERMAN.
Cpl. WILLIAM MAZUR.
T/Sgt. THOMAS S. SOUTHWARD.

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